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I realize that I've never posted a formal so I thought this would be a good opportunity.

I'm a scientist, Linux enthusiast, privacy and FOSS proponent. I'm also one of these pesky Rustaceans (🦀), I like gaming and try to hold on to my sanity, such as it is. I post about whatever's on my mind when I feel like it.

I'm down to discuss almost anything, as long as everyone remains cordial and reasonable.

Also, currently looking for a job as a dev.

You can call me Doctor.

Got it working! I just bought "Leviathan rises" by James Corey, peeled the DRM away and moved it to my eBook reader. Lovely.
And fuck you Adobe for all the hassle.

I've tried to strip the DRM from a few books I legally bought (again) and failed (again). It's Adobe DRM and comes as an .acsm file. I opened this, extracted the download source, downloaded the .epub file from there and imported this into calibre (with the DeDRM plugin installed). All tutorials claim this should strip the DRM but apparently it doesn't. Has anyone here managed to pull this off successfully?

Seems that updating my Nextcloudpi docker image to the latest version broke something. Guess I'll have to set it up again :D

This morning I had to pay a guy to break into my apartment.
Good start of the week, I say.

Ok, I managed to convert my vimwiki markdown files to html. Yay, I guess? It's not the same as compiling it into a PDF document but it might suffice for now.
Maybe I'll even write a simple thing to do the conversion I'm looking for and reinvent the wheel yet again, who knows.

I decided to try out the vimwiki diary functionality to keep an actual diary. I principle, it seems like a simple and straightforward solution but I'm struggling to find a way to convert the whole thing into PDF or something of the sort.
I'd like to be able to get a quick overview of my entries like that and I don't want to rifle through every page separately to do that.
Does anyone have experience here or a suggestion maybe?

With Atom being archived, today I learned there's gonna be a successor: zed.dev/
This thing sounds promising as they're not building it on top of electron but natively instead. Unfortunately the alpha is only available for macOS (I mean who uses that, right...).
Does anyone have thoughts or even experience with this?

Job hunting is basically like dating. Get rejected because the other side is "not feeling a spark". :D

[Sitting in a park, eating cake we brought]
Her: "I can't watch my kid going hungry like this!"
Me: "Um... we didn't bring anything else."
Her: "I'll go and get him something else, I can't bear this."
Me: "He's just making a show because he knows you'll react to it and he'll get his way."
[The kid realizes he's caught and smirks"]
Me: "See? I can see him smirking right there."
Her: "No, he's only six, he's too young for something like that."
Me: "Did you seriously just say that?"

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Me: "We do have a microwave, in case you want to heat that up quickly."
Her: "Microwaves are a total no-go. You're probably gonna tell me otherwise but In my eyes they blast the food with radiation and kill all the nutrients."
Me: [thinking to myself] "Did you just convert Physics into a personal choice?"

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Me: "Why didn't you put all those strawberries in the fridge? It's like 30°C outside and they'll go bad quickly like this."
Her: "If I put them in the fridge, they'll be ice-cold and don't taste like anything anymore."
Me: "Why not do it anyway and take them out a couple of minutes before eating them?"
Her: "..."

I just realized that "Groundhog Day" is a Roguelike. Phil starts over from scratch every day and does all kinds of things but the movie doesn't end until the final goal is achieved, which is getting with Rita. He tries various strategies until he finally gets there, learning many things in the process.

I realize that I've never posted a formal so I thought this would be a good opportunity.

I'm a scientist, Linux enthusiast, privacy and FOSS proponent. I'm also one of these pesky Rustaceans (🦀), I like gaming and try to hold on to my sanity, such as it is. I post about whatever's on my mind when I feel like it.

I'm down to discuss almost anything, as long as everyone remains cordial and reasonable.

Also, currently looking for a job as a dev.

You can call me Doctor.

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